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Pessola falls

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A panorama from upstream of the highest Pessola fall. Pessola is a stream in the municipality of Varsi and Solignano (Italy) where brownstone outcrops were excavated from water to form the waterfalls.

The original equirectangular image is on flickr.

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A: Pessola waterfalls

por Cristian Marchi, 90 metros de distancia

A small pond in the riverbed of the torrent Pessola. All the sandstones forms a series of waterfalls....

Pessola waterfalls

B: Pessola waterfalls

por Cristian Marchi, 100 metros de distancia

The riverbed of the stream Pessola. The emerging sandstones created some waterfalls int he stream.The...

Pessola waterfalls

C: The morning view above a clouds sea

por Cristian Marchi, a 2.5 km.

Contile is a very small village in the municipality of Varsi located 730 m above sea level on the Nor...

The morning view above a clouds sea

D: Landslide

por Cristian Marchi, a 3.3 km.

A landslide on the road towards Pessola (municipality of Varsi) originated from the intense precipita...

Landslide

E: Top of mount Barigazzo

por Cristian Marchi, a 8.3 km.

The view from the top of mount Barigazzo (Varsi - Parma) on 15th August 2009. Traditionally in this p...

Top of mount Barigazzo

F: top of mount barigazzo

por Cristian Marchi, a 8.5 km.

The view from the top of mount Barigazzo (Varsi - Parma) on 15th August 2009. Traditionally in this p...

top of mount barigazzo

G: In the Culvert

por Cristian Marchi, a 8.6 km.

A culvert is a hydraulic device used to channel water underneath a road, railway, or embankment. In t...

In the Culvert

H: The new steel culvert

por Cristian Marchi, a 8.6 km.

A culvert is a hydraulic device used to channel water underneath a road, railway, or embankment. This...

The new steel culvert

I: Circuit Riccardo Paletti

por Cristian Marchi, a 9.1 km.

The circuit "Riccardo Paletti" is located in the municipality of Varano dé Melegari about 30Km south ...

Circuit Riccardo Paletti

J: Roccalanzona Castle

por Cristian Marchi, a 12.4 km.

The Roccalanzona castle was built before the year 1000 A.D. and was in use untile the VI century. Now...

Roccalanzona Castle

Este panorama fue tomado en http://www.360cities.net/es/area/emilia-romagna, Italy

Esta es una vista general de Italy

The name "Italy" is shrouded in mystery; some etymologists trace it to a Greek word meaning "the land of young cattle."

Italy was fond of Jupiter and Mars from the very start, Jupiter for fatherly good luck and Mars for war!

But it all began with Rome. Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus who were sons of Rhea and Mars.

The twins were abandoned at birth out of a fear that they would grow up and later overthrow Amelius, usurper of their grandfather's rightful throne.

Wrongful mis-doings most foul! Treachery and sabotage!! HOW would these two blessed infants make their way in such a world?

As it turns out, the twins didn't have to make their way very far, because one of them killed the other one and then they weren't twins anymore. But that happens later.

First they got rescued by a she-wolf who suckled them with her milk and raised them as her own until they were discovered by the shepherd Faustulus.

Faustulus fed them meat and bread and also raised them as his own until they were old enough to return to Amelius and hack him up as planned. They reinstated the grandfather Numitor to his rightful throne and went off to celebrate by starting a town of their own.

They chose a hilly area where the mama wolf had saved them from certain death in the barren wilderness and began scouting locations.

Romulus liked one hill. Remus liked another. The circle of crows like Romulus' hill, so Romulus killed Remus and named the town after himself. Thus Rome was born and Italy with it.

Text by Steve Smith.

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